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  • Gloves — from 12th century, but rare before 13th. The function and design of the glove is primarily unchanged …   Medieval glossary

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  • Gloves, Episcopal — • Liturgical gloves are a liturgical adornment reserved for bishops and cardinals Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

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